Venetian Games

2023 details subject to change

3-on-3 basketball

Sunday, July 16, 2023
9 am - end
$80 per team

Registration now open!

3-on-3 Basketball Tournaments take place at the Charlevoix Middle High School.  Teams include 4 players; 3 on the court and 1 alternate.

Games Manager: Marc Sroufe


Tuesday, July 18, 2023
12 pm - 3:30 pm
free for all ages!

No pre-registration required
open to all ages

3-Club Golf Tournament

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
1 pm - end
$12/Youth • $25/Adult

Registration Now Open!

Join the 3-Club Golf Tournament at the Charlevoix Municipal Course!

Registration fees includes both the tournament fees and all green fees.

This is a straight up tournament with no handicaps. Players pick any three clubs and a putter to carry onto the course.

There are prizes for the top two finishers in each category:

  • Youth (ages 12-17)
  • Adult Men
  • Adult Women
  • Sr. Women (60 and Over)
  • Sr. Men (60 and Over)


Saturday, July 15, 2023
12 pm - End
$20 per person

10 am // 7.15.23 // ferry beach

The Cornetian CornToss Tourney takes place during AquaPalooza at Ferry Beach the first Saturday of Venetian.  2 person team with multiple courts available.

Games Manager: Boogie Carlson & Jill Erskine
ph: 231.675.4561 (BC); 231.675.1326 (JE)

Cottage croquet

Monday, July 17, 2023
1:30 pm - 4 pm
Free for all ages!

registration on-site
1:30 pm // 7.17.23 // east park

Join us in East Park for the Cottage Croquet tournament!  Open to all ages.

Games Manager: Brenda Bryan & Jan Kalbfell
ph: 231.547.3872

disc golf doubles

Sunday, July 16, 2023
10 am - end
$40 per Rec team
$60 per Advanced Team

Registration now open!

Disc Golf Doubles takes place on the Mt. McSauba Disc Golf course. Must bring your own partner. Competition is based on best shot doubles.  Recreational & Advanced divisions available!

Games Managers: Katie & Spencer Bryan
ph: 231.330.1356

foot races

Saturday, July 22, 2023
9 am - 10:15 am
$25 per person

Registration now open!

Jeff Drenth Memorial Foot Races is an event in memory of Charlevoix’s finest distance runner, featuring a 5k, 10k, and Family Mile.

Games Manager: Matt Peterson


details to be determined

Ryan shay mile

Saturday, July 22, 2023
10:30 am - 11 am
by invitation only

Starting at the intersection of US-31 and M-66 and finishing near Park Avenue in downtown Charlevoix, the Ryan Shay Mile is an all-out run that features top male and female runners, by invitation only, and offers prizes as high as $1,000 for first place in both the Men’s & Women’s leagues.

The event, going on its thiryear in 2022, is in memorial of Shay, a Central Lake High School alumnus and Olympic prospect who died in 2007 while completing a race.

sailing • Jr Regatta

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
10:30 am - end

registration now open!

The Junior event will take place at Depot Beach.  Registration is from 9 am – 10 am, with a Skipper’s meeting beginning at 10 am.  Boat launch & race begins at 10:30 am.

Games Manager: Stan Carrol with Sail Charlevoix
ph: 240.876.5204

sailing • regatta

open to current Charlevoix yacht club members

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
5:30 pm - dusk

You can see the racers from Ferry Beach and along Lake Charlevoix starting at 5:30 pm and goes til dusk.

3-on-3 soccer

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
5:30 pm - end
$50 per team

Registration now open!

3-on-3 soccer begins on Tuesday, July 18th, with finals on Wednesday, July 19th if there is a need to carry over to the next day.  Teams include 4 players; 3 on the field, and 1 alternate.

Games Manager: Jon Pearl
ph: 231-675-5479


Friday, July 14, 2023

Thursday, July 20, 2023

9 am - end
$10 / person / event

Registration now open!

Tournaments include both singles and doubles play, with senior categories in both.

Manager: Joy Price

Nick Kling memorial youth tennis clinic

Monday, July 17, 2023
open to ages 6-17
Free of charge!

Registration now open!

Nick Kling Memorial Youth Tennis Clinic is free of charge and open to youth between 6 and 17 years of age.

Clinics will begin with at 9 am and the Shanahan Field Stroud Courts divided by age:
6 – 9 year-olds @ 9:00 am
10 – 12 year-olds @ 10:00 am
13 – 17 year-olds @ 11:00 am


Saturday, July 15, 2023
12 pm - End
$90 per team

Registration Now Open!

Beach Volleyball takes place in Ferry Beach Courts during AquaPalooza.  Teams include 8 co-ed players; 6 on the court and up to 2 alternates.

Manager: Audra Randall